Profile

Full Name: Mr Daniel Masel S.C.
Email: dmasel@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 8377
Chambers: Aickin Chambers
Room: 3113
Date of Admission: 2 Mar 1981
Called to the Bar: 29 Nov 1990
Appointed Silk: 22 Nov 2011
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 31 May 2012
Qualifications: LLB

Profile

Danny was an articled clerk at Galbally & O'Bryan in 1980.  He then worked as a solicitor at that firm (mostly personal injury plaintiffs) and later at Phillips Fox (mostly personal injury defendants) before travelling and living overseas from 1984 to 1989.  He returned to Melbourne in 1989 and read with Tom Wodak.  He signed the Bar Roll in 1990.  He was appointed senior counsel in 2011.

He practices mostly in personal injury, professional negligence, insurance and administrative law.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Expert Determination
  • Mediation

Appellate

  • Civil Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Class Actions
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law

Common Law

  • Class Actions
  • Dust Diseases
  • Insurance Law
  • Intentional Torts
  • Judicial Review
  • Motor Vehicles & Transport
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Work Injury Damages
  • Workers Compensation

Defamation

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Royal Commissions
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

International Law

  • Choice of Law / Jurisdiction

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
From 1 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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